William Hubbard Cain, M.D. Charleston - William Hubbard Cain, M.D., husband of Julia Bethea Cain, died February 10, 2018 at his home on James Island. His funeral service will be held Saturday, February 17, 2018 in St. Philip's Church, 142 Church Street, Charleston, SC 29401. Arrangements by J. HENRY STUHR, INC. DOWNTOWN CHAPEL. Born in Charleston on December 1928, Dr. Cain was the youngest son of Francis Gendron Cain, M. D. and Parham Atkins Cain. William attended the public schools in Charleston and graduated from the Citadel in 1948. He graduated from the Medical College of South Carolina in 1952 and following his internship he served into Charleston to pursue his medical career. After completing five years of surgical resident training in Charleston teaching hospitals, William began the private practice of surgery. In the surgical field he was certified by the American College of Surgery and a Fellow of the American Society of Surgeons. As a dedicated physician, he was also involved in administrative activities which included serving as President of the Medical Society of Charleston, Chief of Surgery at St. Francis and Bo Baker Hospital Chairman of the Board. In 1992 William retired from private practice and embarked on a new career as a surgeon with the Veterans Administration. His first assignment was in Danville, Illinois and in 1994 he transferred to Fayetteville, NC where he served as Chief of Surgery until his retirement as a surgeon in 1996 and moved back to Charleston. His continued his working career as a medical consultant for Social Security Disability until his final retirement in 2013 at the age of 85. William was a member of the South Carolina Society, St. Andrews Society, the Society of Colonial Wars, the Society of Widows and Orphans, the St. John's Hunting Club, the Huguenot Society and the Carolina Yacht Club. A lifetime member of St. Philip's Church, William had taught Sunday School and served on the Vestry. William is survived by his wife, Julia, of 37 years, his daughters Parham Mikell Cain and Susalee Cain Spruill (Leigh) and his step-son, John A. Dunn, III, his grandchildren, Emily and Susanna Stutler, and Eleanor, Peter, and William Spruill. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Eleanor Cain Stutler, and his brothers, Francis Gendron Cain, Jr. and James Ravenel Cain, MD. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Episcopal Church Home for Children, 234 Kings Mountain St., York, SC 29745 or the Charleston Animal Society, 2455 Remount Rd., Charleston, SC 29406 would be appreciated. A memorial message may be sent to the family by visiting our website at www.jhenrystuhr.com. Visit our guestbook at www.legacy.com/obituaries/ charleston